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Chandler, Stephen Sanders Jr.
Born September 13, 1899, in Blount County, TN
Died April 27, 1989

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Western District of Oklahoma
Nominated by Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 1, 1943, to a new seat authorized by 54 Stat. 219. Confirmed by the Senate on May 10, 1943, and received commission on May 13, 1943. Served as chief judge, 1956-1969. Assumed senior status on October 20, 1975. Service terminated on April 27, 1989, due to death.

Education:
University of Kansas School of Law, LL.B., 1922

Professional Career:
Private practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 1922-1943
Law faculty, Oklahoma City University, 1957-1960

Nominated to U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, December 11, 1942; no Senate vote
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